Learning Objectives

Read pages 384-421 in your textbook.

After reading and studying this chapter, you should be able to do the following: 

12.1 Describe how the slope and Y-intercept are mathematically determined

12.2 Explain how to identify the regression equation by calculating slope and Y-intercept

12.3 Identify the four-step hypothesis test for the significance of a simple regression

12.4 Describe the statistical assumptions for regression

12.5 Distinguish and explain the differences between correlations and regression